A Palestinian journalist shot two weeks ago by Israeli forces on the Gaza border has died, Israeli and Palestinian sources said Wednesday, the second journalist killed in a month of unrest.
Kuwait on Wednesday asked the Philippine ambassador to leave the Gulf state within a week and recalled its envoy in Manila for consultation, official news agency KUNA reported, amid a row between the two countries over domestic workers.
Defendant Ben Deri had earlier confessed to the negligent manslaughter and aggravated injury of 17-year-old Nadim Nuwara - less serious than the full manslaughter charge he originally faced.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday questioned the legitimacy of demands for a fresh nuclear agreement with Tehran, after the leaders of the US and France called for a "new" deal.
Iran invited Gulf countries yesterday to open talks on regional security, telling the United Nations it was time to move away from “hegemonic illusions” that have fuelled devastating wars.
A military court has sentenced Egypt's former anti-corruption chief to five years in prison on charges of spreading false news harmful to the military, his lawyer said on Tuesday.
The Israeli army said in a statement that Qunba was part of the cell that shot dead Rabbi Raziel Shevah near Nablus in the northern West Bank.
Doctors have amputated the leg of a Palestinian boy whose image went viral after he was shot by Israeli troops in clashes on the Gaza border with Israel.